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Jessica Fleigle

Jessica Fleigle is the Inside Sales and Marketing Coordinator at GA Foods. In her role as Marketing Coordinator, Jessica supported the marketing team by conducting menu surveys and coordinating team projects. As the Inside Sales Coordinator, Jessica focuses on child nutrition. She researches CCFP and NSLP guidelines and builds relationships with managers at schools, head starts and after school programs to help get meals to more children and young adults. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys researching nutrition and fitness topics, and outdoor activities like kayaking and biking.
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Is the Best Time for Lunch After Recess?

Posted by Jessica Fleigle on Feb 28, 2018 11:13:49 AM

In multiple schools across the United States, students eat their lunch before heading outside for recess. Emerging evidence suggests that scheduling recess before lunch may offer many benefits, including better behavior, less food waste, increased ability to focus, and improved academic achievement.

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Topics: Child Nutrition, Healthy Lunch, School Lunch

Academic Benefits from Physical Activity in the Classroom

Posted by Jessica Fleigle on Feb 21, 2018 10:10:56 AM

Today's schools are facing many obstacles to achieve their academic goals; poverty, bullying, technology, no child left behind, budget cuts, and student health, just to name a few. All of these issues are making it more challenging, and schools are having to adapt quickly to be successful with their students. 

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Topics: Obesity, Child Nutrition, Resources for Teachers

Reducing Child Hunger with Summer Food Service Programs

Posted by Jessica Fleigle on Apr 13, 2017 10:10:26 AM


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Topics: Nutrition, Child Nutrition, Summer Meals, SFSP

Celebrate Registered Dietitians and National Nutrition Month with GA Foods!

Posted by Jessica Fleigle on Mar 8, 2017 1:46:09 PM

(Pictured from left to right: Ashleigh Fabian, Registered Dietitian and Joann Pierre, Sr. Registered Dietitian) 

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Topics: Nutrition, National Nutrition Month, Registered Dietitians, Best Fork Foward NNM

The Importance of Traditions

Posted by Jessica Fleigle on Dec 21, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Traditions are an important part of the holidays. They bring families together and create lasting memories. Whether it is baking cookies, caroling, or participating in activities, traditions connect multiple generations and contribute to a sense of comfort and belonging.

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10 Ways to Prepare Aging Adults for Winter Weather

Posted by Jessica Fleigle on Dec 8, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Extreme weather conditions like snow, ice, and heavy rain make the winter months a challenging time, especially for seniors and their caregivers. Winter storms make traveling difficult, and many businesses close temporarily. In order to make winter storms less stressful, we’ve created a list of 10 ways caregivers can prepare aging adults for winter weather. 

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Topics: Senior Health

Managing Diabetes in Senior Adults

Posted by Jessica Fleigle on Nov 2, 2016 11:06:13 AM

When caring for seniors with diabetes, it is important to focus on nutrition. A diabetic diet needs to be packed with nutrient-rich foods including vegetables, fruits and whole grains. Having regular meal and snack times is also important in order to manage their blood glucose levels.

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Topics: Senior Health, Diabetes, Healthy Home Delivered Meals, Healthy Meals for Seniors

The Negative Effects of Added Sugar

Posted by Jessica Fleigle on Oct 26, 2016 12:44:53 PM

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Topics: Senior Health, Healthy Meals for Seniors

Age Well by Eating Well

Posted by Jessica Fleigle on Sep 28, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Proper nutrition is the key to aging well, and it has many health benefits. The vitamins and nutrients in food can help you fight diseases, boost your energy and help you sleep better.

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Topics: Nutrition, Malnutrition in Elderly, Senior Health, Healthy Home Delivered Meals, Nutrition Care, Advice from Dietitians, Affordable, Healthy Foods, Healthy Meals for Seniors

Five Memorable TV Dinner Moments

Posted by Jessica Fleigle on Sep 7, 2016 11:00:00 AM


September 10th is National TV Dinner Day, a day that celebrates the convenience of pre-portioned meals.

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Topics: Fresh vs. Frozen Home Delivered Meals, Nutrition, Healthy Meals for Seniors

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